Toilet Table and Mirror

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and mirror is shown; plan of table top is also shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with bowed front; narrow backsplash with concave corners; overhanging top; two sets of two shallow drawers with bail handles flanking shallow center drawer; carved ornament on center drawer; fluted stiles; square fluted legs with cuffs; and cylindrical feet. Rectangular mirror frame has arched pediment with carved fruit basket at top; molded rim; and two columnar supports with ovoid finials and carved acanthus leaves above rectangular blocks securing mirror supports to table. Design notes and "E. S. Webster" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
tables (support furniture)
mirrors
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (11 x 5 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.007.001

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Item